Sasaphras Blog

Feed Your Children Well

I was a picky eater as a child, which was part of the reason for my palette being quite limited for many years, but I also didn’t grow up in…


Primal Reawakening: 8 Ways to Spend 5 Minutes Connecting with Nature

It’s finally spring. The snow has melted, the days are getting warmer, and the world is slowly turning green around us. After a long winter, these first few weeks of…


Advice for New Yoga Teachers (From a New Yoga Teacher)

Okay, with three years of teaching experience, I may not be considered a “new yoga teacher” anymore. I no longer arrive to class forty-five minutes early to review my planned…


Before the Thaw: Greening Those Winter Blues

It’s March in upstate New York. The days are chilly and the nights can still be in the single digits. It’s been a long winter and even the three feet…


5 Ways to be Mindful Every Day

5 Ways To Be Mindful Every Day We have busy lives; commutes, side-hustles, hobbies, school, family, and friends can take up just as much (or more!) energy as our day-to-day…


Compassion

Compassion. Empathy. These are words we might have heard in recent times, or they’re words we might not have heard in a long time. The dictionary says that we can…


Dreams and Consciousness

Lucid dreams. I have had them almost every night, for as long as I can remember. The dreams themselves are vivid, life-like, and intense. I can’t even tell you how…


Perspective

Perspective. We use it every day, just going about our lives, but how? We find it in acts like decision-making, sight-seeing, drawing, putting on makeup. We usually aren’t aware of…


Versatility

A fresh start always feels good. This is the debut of my new website, brilliantly designed by Samantha and Dan at Graphics Westchester. I can sigh with relief as I finally…